Quotes About Acquaintances

Quotes tagged as "acquaintances" (showing 1-11 of 11)
E.A. Bucchianeri
“An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

Colette
“I did not look for her, because I was afraid of dispelling the mystery we attach to people whom we know only casually.”
Colette, The Pure and the Impure

Connor Franta
“Friends are not a number. You can't collect connections. You can't just go out one day and be like, "Hey, I need some friends!" *goes shopping, scours social media*”
Connor Franta, A Work in Progress

J.G. Ballard
“They thrived on the rapid turnover of acquaintances, the lack of involvement with others, and the total self-sufficiency of lives which, needing nothing, were never dissapointed.”
J.G. Ballard, High-Rise

Terry Pratchett
“The city's full of people who you just see around.”
Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms

Peter Hedges
“He sees me through the glass. We both nod like we give a small shit about each other.”
Peter Hedges, What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Toba Beta
“I have a lot of acquaintances, a few are buddies”
Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

“Don’t allow people to come in and out of your life when it only benefits them.”
Dominic Riccitello

Dorothy L. Sayers
“Harriet had long ago discovered that one could not like people any the better, merely because they were ill, or dead—still less because one had once liked them very much.”
Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Saying that you do not remember something or someone is a less embarrassing or hurtful way of saying that you do not know it or them anymore.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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